ESOL Rt/E2.1b

Obtain information from texts (i) Know and use different strategies to get meaning from text, including: scanning for specific information or main events; skimming to get the gist by quickly reading titles or subheadings, or the beginning and end of a paragraph; reading thoroughly where detailed reading is necessary, e.g. to understand when action is required, and what that action is (ii) Use the strategies above for reading in a non-linear way when appropriate, especially on-line, using hyperlinks, etc.

The Melbourne Cup

Submitted by Marion Martin on Thu, 2013-10-10 20:03

Literacy: Functional English - reading, Rt/E2.1, Rt/E3.1

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E3.1a

Free tags: Australia

Context: Animal care, farming & equine, Leisure Travel Tourism, Sport

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

A short description of the famous Australian horse race followed by comprehension questions. Includes suggested answers.

Children in Need - for ESOL

Submitted by Peter Clements on Wed, 2011-08-31 05:56

ESOL: ESOL Rt/E2.1a, ESOL Rt/E2.1b, ESOL Rt/E3.1a, ESOL Rt/E3.4a, ESOL Rt/E3.8a

Context: Voluntary & Charity

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Reading comprehension

An adaptation of the text originally contributed by Amanda Burgess. I’ve simplified it for ESOL E2-E3 learners and added a vocab box as well – either for learners to investigate themselves or to be taught by the tutor ( Eg,What other charities do you know about….What other ways do charities use to raise money…etc).

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